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Food ideas

Discussion in 'Gestational Diabetes' started by Bluegrey2019, Aug 22, 2019.

  1. Bluegrey2019

    Bluegrey2019 · Member

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    Hello I posted yesterday about my concerns regarding gd. I spoke to hospital during appointment and was refused a sooner gtt test so I intend on talking to gp today as my readings are coming up hlgh 8.5 mmol 2hrs after lunch yesterday 7.1mmol 2hrs after tea but 7.7 mmol as a fasting number at 6am this morning . So I was wondering if someone has some good food ideas? I'm vegetarian but also dairy free i try to have my main larger meal at lunch time and smaller dinner.
    I don't snack between meals. I also don't eat as soon as I get up could be 2.5 3 hours before eating is that bad for levels?
    Also with exercise I haven't been doing much as I've had alot of fatigue but can I use treadmill say in fasted state?

    Sorry for all the questions but I think my numbers are off but I can't get anyone to take that on board I'm 24 weeks 5 days
  2. kaylz91

    kaylz91 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    So what are you eating exactly? Have you reduced your carbs?

    Have you tried switching the time you have your larger meal? Some find that as the day goes on they become less insulin resistant
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